Rome Playing Cards


Edition: Antony Edition
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$19.95
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Ancient Rome was flush in rich colors, lavish outfits, and historically influential characters. The ROME: Antony Deck focuses on the time period of the Second Triumvirates of Rome's dramatic history. The Second Triumvirate ended when Octavian defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra, and eventually became the first Emperor of Rome (and was given the name, Augustus).

The ROME: Caesar Deck focuses on the time period of the First Triumvirates of Rome's dramatic history. The First Triumvirate ended when Julius Caesar defeated Pompey the Great and became Dictator, before his assassination by members of the Senate.

The ROME: Antony Tuck Box has Blue textured background images, and is accented with GOLD FOIL designs. Antony's Tuck features a majestic Lion and a border design with hints of Egyptian styling (symbolizing Antony's final years in Egypt, with Cleopatra). The Tuck Box includes the Roman banner, Laurel Wreath and SPQR elements on the Back. The Top of Antony's Tuck is printed with the words, "TARUM ET CLAMA DIMIT CANIBUS QUATIT" - Latin for "Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war."

The ROME: Ceasar Tuck Box has Red textured background images, and is accented with GOLD FOIL designs. Caesar's Tuck features an imperial Eagle and a customary Roman border design. The Tuck Box includes the Roman banner, Laurel Wreath and SPQR elements on the Back. The Top of Caesar's Tuck is printed with the words, "ALEA IACTA EST and VENI VIDI VICI" - Latin for "The die is cast" and "I came, I saw, I conquered."

TUCK FEATURES:

  • Printed on Matte Premium Paper Stock
  • EXTERIOR - 4-Color Process + GOLD FOIL + Embossing
  • INTERIOR - 4-Color Process (Map and Courts' full names)

The Backs for the ROME: Antony Deck are one of the most unique Back Cards in the world of Playing Cards! The imagery for the Back Cards portrays the death Mark Antony. They are inspired by a public domain painting and recreated in a style that matches the rest of the designs ("Cleopatra Captured by Roman Soldiers after the Death of Mark Antony").

The Backs for the ROME: Caesar Deck are one of the most unique Back Cards in the world of Playing Cards! The imagery for the Back Cards portrays the death of Julius Caesar. They are inspired by a public domain painting and recreated in a style that matches the rest of the designs ("The Death of Julius Caesar").

The Court Cards for the ROME: Antony Deck and the ROME: Caesar Deck portray twelve of the most influential men and women from the end of the Roman Republic. The list of characters includes Cicero, Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Marcus Brutus, Servilia Caepionis, Julius Caesar, Cassius, Octavia Minor, Pompey the Great, Marcus Agrippa, Livia Drusilla and Augustus. They are drawn with rich and vibrant colors -- colors that are associated with Ancient Rome.

The Numbers Cards for the ROME: Antony Deck and the ROME: Caesar Deck are designed to look similar to an Ancient Roman Shield in the center, with opposing soldiers positioned on each side (the large PIPS). Subtle details are hidden within the Map background throughout all of the Face Cards.

The ROME: Antony Deck and ROME: Caesar Deck are printed by Legends Playing Cards, and utilizes its incredible Classic Finish. Cards fit for an Emperor!

 

Ancient Rome was flush in rich colors, lavish outfits, and historically influential characters. The ROME: Caesar Deck focuses on the time period of the First Triumvirates of Rome's dramatic history. The First Triumvirate ended when Julius Caesar defeated Pompey the Great and became Dictator, before his assassination by members of the Senate.




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